Mitch Albom first gained fame as a sports columnist for the Detroit Free Press newspaper. Aside from sportswriting, he also does broadcasting, including a regular Mitch Albom appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter. His radio show airs on WJR radio in Detroit and was simulcast on MSNBC in 2001. Albom has also published Live Albom volumes I-V, which are compilations of his newspaper articles.
Albom’s first book was “Bo: Life, Laughs, and the Lessons of a College Football Legend,” a biography of Bo Schembechler that he helped co-write. The book was published in 1989 and became Albom’s first New York Times best-seller. His other books include: Fab Five: Basketball, Trash Talk, The American Dream; Tuesdays With Morrie; The Five People You Meet in Heaven; and For One More Day, which are all New York Times best seller.
**Mitch Albom Speaker**
During a strike at the Detroit Free Press in the mid-1990s that gained considerable national attention, Albom crossed the picket line and returned to work. This proves his hard work and determination at work, and a Mitch Albom speaker appearance will give your audience the opportunity to learn these important characteristics.
**Mitch Albom Appearance**
A Mitch Albom appearance is special because he is one of the few sportswriters who his also known as a gifted writer of other materials. For instance, while his acclaimed book “Tuesdays With Morrie” has little to do with sports, it has received the same praise and attention that many of his sports related works have received.
**Mitch Albom Endorsement**
A Mitch Albom endorsement is brings credibility from one of America’s most successful sports writers. Albom is the most decorated winner of the Associated Press Sports Editors writing contest. Between 1985 and 2000, Albom won first place in column writing thirteen times, and between 1991 and 2000 he won first prize in feature story writing seven times.
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